In pictures: Muslims across the globe prepare for Ramazan

Ramazan Mubarak!


Reuters/afp May 05, 2019
7. A Saudi woman takes a picture of decorations in the Saudi coastal city of Jeddah ahead of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan. PHOTO: AFP

The Muslim world begins preparation for Ramazan - the holy month of fasting.

Ramazan to begin in Saudi Arabia, other gulf countries from Monday

 

Palestinians check a shop selling Ramadan lights in the old city of Jerusalem on May 4, 2019, as Muslims around the world prepare for the announcement of the fasting month of Ramadan which is expected to start on May 5 or 6 depending on the crescent moon. PHOTO: AFP Palestinians check a shop selling Ramadan lights in the old city of Jerusalem as Muslims around the world prepare for the announcement of the fasting month of Ramadan. PHOTO: AFP

3.A man shops at the Carrefour supermarket in Abidjan on May 4, 2019 on the eve of the start of the Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting. PHOTO: AFP 3. A man shops at the Carrefour supermarket in Abidjan on May 4, 2019 on the eve of the start of the Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting. PHOTO: AFP

10.Traditional Ramadan lanterns called Traditional Ramadan lanterns called "fanous" are displayed for sale at a stall, ahead of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Cairo, Egypt. PHOTO: REUTERS

6.Omanis buy fresh food products at the Mawaleh market in the capital Muscat ahead of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. PHOTO: AFP Omanis buy fresh food products at the Mawaleh market in the capital Muscat ahead of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. PHOTO: AFP

2.A Palestinian man decorates with lights near the entrance of the al-Aqsa mosque compound, in the old city of Jerusalem on May 4, 2019, as Muslims around the world prepare for the announcement of the fasting month of Ramadan. Ramadan is expected to start on May 5 or 6 depending on the crescent moon. PHOTO: AFP A Palestinian man decorates with lights near the entrance of the al-Aqsa mosque compound, in the old city of Jerusalem as Muslims around the world prepare for the announcement of the fasting month of Ramadan. PHOTO: AFP

4.Men look at clothes at the Carrefour supermarket in Abidjan on May 4, 2019 on the eve of the start of the Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting. PHOTO: AFP Men look at clothes at the Carrefour supermarket in Abidjan on the eve of the start of the Ramadan. PHOTO: AFP

5.Thai Muslim girls carry bags of rice and food donated by the local government during a ceremony ahead of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in the southern Thai province of Narathiwat. PHOTO: AFP Thai Muslim girls carry bags of rice and food donated by the local government during a ceremony ahead of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in the southern Thai province of Narathiwat. PHOTO: AFP

8.Saudi women shop for dried dates in the Saudi coastal city of Jeddah ahead of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan. PHOTO: AFP Saudi women shop for dried dates in the Saudi coastal city of Jeddah ahead of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan. PHOTO: AFP

9.Traditional Traditional "breakfast cannon" decorations made of thick fabric called "al khayma" are displayed for sale at a stall ahead of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Cairo, Egypt. PHOTO: REUTERS

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